UMB Bank N A MO Sells 567 Shares of O'Reilly Automotive Inc (ORLY)

UMB Bank N A MO reduced its stake in O'Reilly Automotive Inc (NASDAQ:ORLY) by 1.7% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 32,100 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock after selling 567 shares during the period. UMB Bank N A MO’s holdings in O'Reilly Automotive were worth $7,722,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in ORLY. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans boosted its position in shares of O'Reilly Automotive by 5.5% during the second quarter. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans now owns 23,660 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $5,176,000 after buying an additional 1,224 shares during the last quarter. Mutual of America Capital Management LLC boosted its position in shares of O'Reilly Automotive by 2.3% during the second quarter. Mutual of America Capital Management LLC now owns 11,109 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $2,430,000 after buying an additional 247 shares during the last quarter. Menta Capital LLC purchased a new stake in shares of O'Reilly Automotive during the second quarter valued at $429,000. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its position in shares of O'Reilly Automotive by 1.1% during the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 6,102,530 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $1,334,868,000 after buying an additional 66,172 shares during the last quarter. Finally, MML Investors Services LLC boosted its position in shares of O'Reilly Automotive by 44.1% during the second quarter. MML Investors Services LLC now owns 1,382 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $302,000 after buying an additional 423 shares during the last quarter. 88.14% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Shares of O'Reilly Automotive Inc (NASDAQ ORLY) opened at $245.31 on Wednesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $20,930.00, a P/E ratio of 19.35, a P/E/G ratio of 1.08 and a beta of 0.90. O'Reilly Automotive Inc has a 12 month low of $169.43 and a 12 month high of $279.23. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 4.56, a quick ratio of 0.11 and a current ratio of 0.93.

O'Reilly Automotive (NASDAQ:ORLY) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, February 7th. The specialty retailer reported $2.90 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.78 by $0.12. The company had revenue of $2.19 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.19 billion. O'Reilly Automotive had a return on equity of 119.05% and a net margin of 12.63%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 4.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $2.59 EPS. equities analysts forecast that O'Reilly Automotive Inc will post 15.54 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

O'Reilly Automotive announced that its board has initiated a share buyback program on Wednesday, February 7th that permits the company to repurchase $1.00 billion in outstanding shares. This repurchase authorization permits the specialty retailer to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are often an indication that the company’s board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

In other O'Reilly Automotive news, insider Gregory D. Johnson sold 15,000 shares of O'Reilly Automotive stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 29th. The stock was sold at an average price of $233.33, for a total value of $3,499,950.00. Following the sale, the insider now owns 18,958 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $4,423,470.14. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, Chairman David E. Oreilly sold 70,000 shares of O'Reilly Automotive stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $220.29, for a total value of $15,420,300.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chairman now directly owns 135,776 shares in the company, valued at approximately $29,910,095.04. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 153,680 shares of company stock worth $35,748,242 in the last three months. 3.12% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

Several research analysts have issued reports on the company. Robert W. Baird raised their target price on O'Reilly Automotive from $230.00 to $290.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Friday, February 9th. Jefferies Group reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $297.00 target price on shares of O'Reilly Automotive in a research report on Friday, February 9th. Citigroup raised their target price on O'Reilly Automotive from $290.00 to $309.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, February 9th. Credit Suisse Group raised their target price on O'Reilly Automotive from $241.00 to $264.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Thursday, February 8th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Finally, Stephens set a $300.00 target price on O'Reilly Automotive and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 17th. Eleven equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, eleven have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. O'Reilly Automotive has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $251.05.

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O'Reilly Automotive Profile

O’Reilly Automotive, Inc is a specialty retailer of automotive aftermarket parts, tools, supplies, equipment and accessories in the United States. The Company sells its products to both do-it-yourself (DIY) and professional service provider customers. The Company’s product line includes new and remanufactured automotive hard parts, such as alternators, starters, fuel pumps, water pumps, brake system components, batteries, belts, hoses, temperature control, chassis parts, driveline parts and engine parts; maintenance items, such as oil, antifreeze, fluids, filters, wiper blades, lighting, engine additives and appearance products, and accessories, such as floor mats, seat covers and truck accessories.

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